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Ferguson'S should be awarded 'every single' new Caledonian MacBrayne ferry contract by the Scottish Government in the post-Brexit era, an election candidate has declared.

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After last week's column about the latest disturbing developments at Ferguson Marine on the Lower Clyde and the Scottish government-owned yard's protracted struggles to finish two new ferries for the ...
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A recruitment crisis at Ferguson's shipyard has resulted in its boss admitting he now doesn't know when the two heavily delayed Caledonian MacBrayne ferries will be finished.

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The nationalised shipyard building two overdue CalMac ferries finds it hard to recruit extra skilled workers.
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The Ferguson shipyard had to suspend operations twice to ensure safe working during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Newark Shipyard: 'Glen Sannox', Calmac's new ferry for the Ardrossan to Brodick route was launched from Ferguson's shipyard at Port Glasgow on a dreich 21st November 2017.
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A major recruitment drive at Ferguson's to help complete two heavily delayed Caledonian MacBrayne ferries has been welcomed by the contract's Port Glasgow-based provider.

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A total of 120 new jobs are being created at Ferguson's shipyard as a major push is launched to complete two heavily delayed ferries.

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A government agency heavily involved in the disastrous Ferguson ferry contract is making preparations to build seven new vessels.

Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) was criticised by MSPs for its role in the delays and the huge bill for two ferries being built at the Ferguson shipyard in Port Glasgow. The original £97 million contract is expected to eventually cost the public purse more than £200 million, while the yard went into administration before it was bought by the Scottish government.
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A west of Scotland-based ferry boss has warned commercial operators will now be nervous of ordering new vessels from the Ferguson shipyard.
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Ferguson Marine are taking on platers as work steps up on the unfinished CalMac ferries.

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Worth more than £15m, the work will help towards the completion of the two over budget boats.
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Scotland's biggest statutory regional transport agency has called into question the 'closed group' decision making which has led to the country's ferry building fiasco and has demanded an independent review.

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Bosses at Ferguson's say that their staff will now begin to install over 15km of pipework on unfinished ferry MV Glen Sannox.
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The first of two new ferries destined for the Ardrossan to Arran service has returned to the water after dry dock repair works are completed.

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Work in carrying out design changes to resolve the fiasco over the delivery of two new lifeline Scottish ferries is being carried out in Romania.
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Glen Sannox and unnamed second CalMac vessel will be delivered at least four years late.
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Newark Shipyard: 'Glen Sannox', Calmac's new ferry for the Ardrossan to Brodick route was launched from Ferguson's shipyard at Port Glasgow on a dreich 21st November 2017.
Malcolm Chattwood 21/11/2017

Nationalised shipbuilders Ferguson Marine insist that hopes of ending Scotland's £230m lifeline ferry building fiasco on track after completing a crucial phase of a massive repair job.
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The new Arran ferry has passed another milestone in its progress towards completion.

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Newark Shipyard: 'Glen Sannox', Calmac's new ferry for the Ardrossan to Brodick route was launched from Ferguson's shipyard at Port Glasgow on a dreich 21st November 2017.
Malcolm Chattwood 21/11/2017

The major repairs being carried out on the MV Glen Sannox ferry at a Greenock drydock are set to cost £400,000.

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The massively delayed new Arran ferry has taken a huge stride towards completion.

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Ferry bosses have warned that further delays to two new vessels being introduced to Scottish waters is contributing to 'major disruption' for islanders.

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Politicians probing the £200M CalMac ferries fiasco at Ferguson Marine have visited the Port Glasgow yard on a fact-finding tour as part of their inquiry into the debacle.

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Newark Shipyard: [[MV Hebrides [III] ]] being fitted out at Ferguson's Shipyard in 2000. She entered service the following year with Caledonian MacBrayne. In summer she usually operates the Uig to Tarbert (Harris) and ...
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Newark Shipyard: 'Glen Sannox', Calmac's new ferry for the Ardrossan to Brodick route was launched from Ferguson's shipyard at Port Glasgow on a dreich 21st November 2017.
Malcolm Chattwood 21/11/2017

A proposed solution to ferries problems highlighted by the Ferguson's fiasco has been passed to the Holyrood committee probing the debacle.

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The shocking condition of Scotland's delayed £200 million superferries can be revealed today.
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Significant parts of a semi-built CalMac ferry at the Ferguson Marine shipyard will have to be scrapped, MSPs were told today.
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Newark Shipyard: 'Glen Sannox', Calmac's new ferry for the Ardrossan to Brodick route was launched from Ferguson's shipyard at Port Glasgow on a dreich 21st November 2017.
Malcolm Chattwood 21/11/2017

The head of the government agency which ordered the vessels rejects calls for the unfinished ferries to be scrapped.
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Four years late and £100m over budget - but who is to blame for the problems at Ferguson shipyard?
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Ex-Ferguson shipyard boss Jim McColl speaks out against plans to spend £110m on part-finished ferries.
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The cost of completing two delayed CalMac ferries has more than doubled, the Scottish government has revealed.
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The new board will try to secure the cheapest delivery of two CalMac ferries at the now nationalised shipyard.
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The Ferguson Marine shipyard on the Clyde looks poised to be nationalised by the Scottish Government amid an ongoing row over a £97 million ferry contract.
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The firm behind the Ferguson shipyard in Port Glasgow has begun the process of going into administration.

Ferguson Marine Engineering directors have served notice of their intent to go into administration and to do so by the end of next week.
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The Scottish government draws up plans to take Ferguson shipyard on the Clyde into public ownership.
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The Inverclyde yard posts a £60m loss following major cost overruns on deal to build new ferries.
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Ferguson Marine will try and claw back its extra costs on a delayed contract to build two new CalMac ferries.
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A row over claimed 'significant design changes' to CalMac delayed new Arran ferry today escalated to legal action
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